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  2. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has been updated to version 1.2.0 and it brings with it online connection stability in Battle Arenas, character adjustments, Pikachu/Eevee Spirits for players of Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and/or Let's Go, Eevee!, and more. Announced by Nintendo Versus, in addition to the online connection stability, version 1.2.0 also contains "matchmaking improvements to further prioritize Preferred Rules in Quickplay." Continue reading… View the full article
  3. The Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 holiday event in Blackout and the Winter Calling event in Zombies officially begins today for PlayStation 4 players. Referenced on the official Black Ops 4 Reddit, both seasonal events kicked off today on PS4, and will reportedly come next week for Xbox One and PC players. In Blackout, snowballs, holiday lighting and decorations, and holiday-themed supply stashes are available for some festive flavor. Continue reading… View the full article
  4. Blizzard Entertainment announced Thursday their decision to pull back further development on the multiplayer game, Heroes of the Storm. In a blog post, Blizzard President, J. Allen Brack and Chief Development Officer, Ray Gresko commented on all the new projects they have in the works and why these changes are being made. "We’re also at a point where we need to take some of our talented developers and bring their skills to other projects. As a result, we’ve made the difficult decision to shift some developers from Heroes of the Storm to other teams, and we’re excited to see the passion, knowledge, and experience that they’ll bring to those projects." Continue reading… View the full article
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  6. If there’s one thing I love, it’s Kingdom Hearts. If there’s a second thing I love, it’s keeping track of weird phenomenon in pop culture release date scheduling. Luckily for me, 2019 has already proven itself to be a surprisingly packed time during a normally quite period of the year — February. While Sony has used February expertly for hits like Horizon Zero Dawn and Shadow of the Colossus, it’s a normally quiet month in pop culture. Until 2019, specifically on February 15. Continue reading… View the full article
  7. WWWWWWWWEEEEEELLLLLLLLLCOME! We're taking a look back at The Game Awards and all the major announcements that came out of it. But let's be honest, we're mostly talking about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Now we've all gotten quite a bit of hands on time with the monster of a game, and we are LOVING it! We talk about the good, the bad (what little there is of it), and of course all those freakin' characters! This week's cast: Zachary Ryan, Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and Casey DeFreitas Take a look at Andrew's Joker explainer here: Continue reading… View the full article
  8. Considering just how massive Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is, it's not a surprise players already have dozens of burning questions. We've compiled the most common inquiries by looking through a combination of searches, comments, and our very own page traffic. Here are the most searched for Smash Bros. Ultimate terms, complete with explanations and links to detailed guides. Continue reading… View the full article
  9. Mortal Kombat 11 is on the way in all of its gory glory, and sooner than we all thought. That’s great news for fighting game fans, as MKX was one of the best fighting games of 2015, but it wasn’t without its share of faults and missed opportunities. With that in mind, here are the 11 things we want from Mortal Kombat 11. What do you want to see in Mortal Kombat 11? Let us know in the comments, and check out our breakdown of its reveal trailer. Mitchell Saltzman is IGN's Let's Play/Livestream Producer and resident fighting game aficionado. Talk to him all about Mortal Kombat on twitter @JurassicRabbit. Continue reading… View the full article
  10. Get the adorable mayor's assistant from Animal Crossing, Isabelle, in Smash Bros. Ultimate using these methods. View the full article
  11. Half of all Switch owners purchased Nintendo’s three biggest games, according to Nintendo of America president and COO Reggie Fils-Aime. Speaking to IGN about Switch’s success following The Game Awards last week, Fils-Aime said the attach rate for Super Mario Odyssey, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe represents a record in the United States. “Those three games continue to attach to hardware at better than 50 percent,” Fils-Aime told IGN. “Just think about that. For everyone who owns a system, more than one out of every two have bought Zelda, more than one out of every two have bought Kart, more than one out of every two have bought Odyssey. That's never happened in U.S. video game history.” Continue reading… View the full article
  12. Until Sonic The Hedgehog debuted on the SEGA Genesis, a fat plumber somewhat inexplicably served as the game industry's most recognizable icon. All of that changed when gamers saw SEGA's blue blur careening off springs, zipping through loops and wagging his finger disapprovingly at people still playing "baby games" on Super Nintendo. After several failed mascots (Alex Kidd, we hardly knew ye!) SEGA scored a major hit with Sonic, and he has remained the company's spokes-hedgehog for nearly three decades, appearing in dozens of titles across SEGA platforms. Even after the failure of the Dreamcast, Sonic endured, finding new life on Microsoft, Sony and even -- gasp -- Nintendo consoles. After the most recent reveal of Sonic in the upcoming live-action film, we thought we'd take a look at this visual history of the blue hedgehog to celebrate over 25 years of ramps, rings and Robotnik. Continue reading… View the full article
  13. 4A Games and publisher Deep Silver were planning to release Metro Exodus on February 22, but they have good news for fans of the post-apocalyptic franchise: The game is now arriving a little earlier. Metro Exodus will now release on February 15, 2019, meaning it will no longer be launching on the same day as BioWare's Anthem. Instead, its competition will be Crackdown 3 on Xbox One, as well as Far Cry New Dawn. The latter game was just announced at The Game Awards, and also features a nuclear post-apocalyptic setting, albeit in Montana instead of Moscow. Continue reading… View the full article
  14. Marvel's Spider-Man's third and final DLC, Silver Linings, will be released on December 21 for PlayStation 4 for $9.99, Insomniac Games announced today on the PlayStation Blog. The DLC will focus on Silver Sable, who appeared in the base game and returns here to take back her stolen Sable International technology. Due to previous in-game events, Spider-Man will be without the aid of New York Police Chief Yuri Watanabe and will instead have to depend on some new and unlikely allies to help him protect New York City. Continue reading… View the full article
  15. Amazon has teamed up with Sega to bring 25 classic Sega Genesis games to Fire TV customers. That's the Sega Mega Drive to Brits. Amazon Fire TV customers can pick up the Sega Classics bundle of 25 Genesis/Mega Drive games from today. All they need is their Fire TV remote, and they can access a library of classic retro titles that includes 15 multiplayer games. Touted as "the most extensive SEGA collection on any streaming media player," the bundle celebrates the 30th anniversary of the console. If playing classic Sega games with a TV remote isn't up your street, you can also play with compatible Bluetooth controllers. The games included in the bundle are listed below: Continue reading… View the full article
  16. Nier: Automata’s 2B is finally making her Soulcaibur 6 debut on December 18. Announced back in October, Nier: Automata’s 2B was revealed as an upcoming addition to Soulcalibur 6's roster. Today, the game's official Twitter account confirmed that the android will be making her way into the title next week, along with her own stage, background music, extra weapons, and alternate costume. Continue reading… View the full article
  17. Check out our locations guide and map for the dance off at the abandoned mansion challenge in Fortnite's Week 2 Challenges. View the full article
  18. Check out our locations guide and map for the Piano Sheet Music challenge in Fortnite's Week 2 Challenges. View the full article
  19. Ubisoft will be running a closed technical alpha test for The Division 2 from December 15 through December 18, letting a small number of pre-selected players try out a small slice of the game before launch. The technical alpha, which will be available on PC, will only host a limited number of players who had already registered for a chance to participate and runs from December 15 at 5 AM PT/8 AM ET until December 18 at 2 AM ET/5 AM PT. If you've been selected, you can begin preloading the technical alpha on December 13. In addition, those participating must sign a non-disclosure agreement, so don't expect to hear any impressions just quite yet. Continue reading… View the full article
  20. Gris is a visual masterpiece. It’s a living watercolour illustration that explores the complex themes of loss and grief through a visually arresting world and affecting orchestral score. At first glance, Gris looks to be a fitting bookend to a year that started with Celeste - a game that married an exploration of mental illness with incredible platforming gameplay, but ultimately its basic level design and many minor frustrations make its exceptional qualities feel only skin deep. Gris’s story can be obtuse at times as it opts to tell it through symbolism rather than dialogue. The main character, a heartbroken young woman, has lost her voice and wanders the empty, motley world with no real sense of purpose. As she explores and the landscape changes from windswept deserts littered with debris and collapsed buildings to forests and underwater labyrinths that hide curious creatures both friend and foe, she learns new skills to overcome obstacles and eventually find her way “out”. Like a painting in an art gallery or an art house film, Gris leaves itself open to interpretation. Continue reading… View the full article
  21. OK, 4th round pick, a cup of coffee and pay his remaining 3 years of salary: https://russellstreetreport.com/2018/12/12/street-talk/potential-joe-flacco-trade-destinations/
  22. The second week of Season 7 is here and we have a map for all the piano sheet locations and the abandoned mansion. View the full article
  23. Todd McFarlane, co-creator of Venom and creator of Spawn, believes that Spawn will be part of the upcoming Mortal Kombat 11. During a reddit AMA, McFarlane was asked "Will you please let Spawn be in Mortal Kombat 11?" He responded, simply, "I believe he's on his way..." Mortal Kombat 11, by NetherRealm Studios, was officially announced at The Game Awards for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. Continue reading… View the full article
  24. GB........0...3...3...8......14 CHI.......0..14...0...3......17 It’s the season for giving and the Packers didn’t disappoint. The Bears were able to capitalize on 2 red zone picks (one a deflection off the receiver’s hand) and a missed field goal. But still had to hold their breath for the onside kick as Green Bay came storming back. Another gift came by way of Kevin White’s 74 td reception as the defender fell down. It is better to receive than to give. STAT........GB........CHI TY............292........208 PY............275........201 RY.............17............7 TO..............2.............0 PR..........68.6........145.8 Great comeback Mike against all odds!
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  26. Activision recently announced that Harry Potter's Helena Bonham Carter, Game of Thrones' Charles Dance, and Metal Gear Solid's Kiefer Sutherland would be joining the cast for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Zombies mode. Which got us to thinking - the Call of Duty series has a rich history of celebrity voices - why not round 'em up? Here are the most prolific celebrities to star in the Call of Duty series...some of them may surprise you. Lucy O'Brien is Executive Editor of Features at IGN. Follow her on Twitter. Continue reading… View the full article
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